Recently I realised that I was starting to think quite negatively about my diabetes by asking 'what's next'. Particularly as I see the little countdown on my Freestyle Libre reader as to when my sensor will shut off. It's similar to when my Dexcom starts giving me warnings to when my sensor will stop. … Continue reading Ergh – finger pricks.
Tag: Living with Diabetes
Diabetes, the Bloodsucker
For the first time since my diabetes diagnosis, I was fearful because of my diabetes. My meter showed 2.3mmol/l and my pump told me I still insulin on board from dessert. I was disorientated, drenched in sweat, defensive and frantically fighting the urge to fall back to sleep. By the time I walked to the kitchen I must have… Continue reading Diabetes, the Bloodsucker
Ten Bloody Thousand Steps
I've previously written about how trying to accomplish all the things we should do to minimise risk of complications from diabetes can end up feeling like a chore (see Ticking Boxes) and even lead to burnout. Try adding in a fitness tracker, where the default goal is usually set to 10,000 steps and a competitive nature... Over the… Continue reading Ten Bloody Thousand Steps